Container-growing, or gardening in s small space, requires different techniques in order to maximize space and optimize your harvest. One to consider? Companion-planting


Companion-planting is the technique of planting different plants in proximity to one another for their mutual benefit. For example, a large plant could act as a stake for a climbing variety of plant or provide shade to a more fragile plant. Another plant could attract pollinators, helping to fertilize fruits and vegetables. Yet another could repel certain pests that would otherwise eat your vegetable plants.

Then, there are certain plants that are quite unsuited to cohabitation, since they compete for the same nutrients in the soil. Once you have chosen the fruits, vegetables and herbs you want to grow in your vegetable garden, the table below will help you find their perfect companions!

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